Conferences & Events

DC is your all-inclusive event partner. In addition to our many rentable banquet rooms and meeting spaces, we are here to help you with all of your needs for every type of occasion. From audio visual equipment, teleconferencing, and other technological support, to catering, and room set-ups, we are your one stop shop!

Conference tables and chairs set in a u-shape.


Fancy banquet set up with multiple round tables and guests seated around them.

Square tables set with white linens, centerpieces, and silverware.

Whether you are looking for a place to hold your next business meeting, or planning that special occasion, the Defiance College campus offers excellent gathering places to meet your needs and budget.

Businesses, organizations, and individuals may rent space for:

  • Conferences and retreats
  • Luncheons/dinners
  • Bridal showers
  • Anniversaries
  • Wedding receptions
  • Graduation parties
  • Reunions
  • & more


Multiple people in a white art gallery, looking at art on the walls and on white pedastals sitting around the middle of the room.

The Women's Commission Gallery (WCG) is one of the largest rotating art galleries in the area with 1,044 square feet of floor space. It features an open floor plan, 12' walls, a vaulted ceiling, track lighting, floor-to-ceiling interior and exterior windows, and a courtyard.

More information on the WCG


People running on and gathered around an indoor track

Athletic facilities can be used for sports teams and practices. The 4,000-seat Justin F. Coressel Stadium features synthetic turf playing surface, an NCAA-approved outdoor track, an athletic training room, and a full working press box with webcasting capabilities. During inclement weather, the George M. Smart Athletic Center features all the requirements needed for hosting indoor track and field competitions and also has four tennis courts, two batting cages, and a fitness center.


Host your overnight camp or retreat on our campus! Utilize our two separate residence halls (air conditioning available), 3-floors each with a total capacity of 450 students.

With access to our athletic facilities, meeting spaces, catering, and more, Defiance College is the perfect place for sports camps and retreats, band camps, youth group events, team building and leadership programs, and more.

In addition to bringing out your own camp program, be sure to check out DC's camps:

Athletic Camps
Hench Autism Studies Summer Camp
STEM Summer Camps

To make a reservation or ask a question,

Stephen Yunker
Director of Conferences and Event Management